Round 10 Feature Match: Christian Edlbauer vs Will Bryant

[p]This is it, the final Round of swiss play before the Top 32 is decided. Edlbauer hails from Munich whereas Will Bryant is a Sheffield local! With both of these Duelists “on the bubble”, only 1 of them will have a shot at Top 32 (and the eventual title) after this. It’s time to find out who that’ll be![/p]

Could Edlbauer make Top 32?
Could Edlbauer make Top 32?

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Bryant opened the Match with a Set monster and backrow card.

Edlbauer Summoned [mdog] and attacked into [nass] which destroyed both. He Set a card.

Bryant Summoned [protops] and attacked directly before Setting a card.

Edlbauer Summoned [gaf] and when it attacked it was targeted by [ring], but [econ] Tributed it to take Protops. When it attacked Bryant played [goats] and 1 Token went down. Edlbauer Tributed Protops for [mgate] and Summoned [temperance], but flipped Tails!

Bryant played [pod] and added [lance] to his hand. He Set a monster and a [st].

Edlbauer Summoned [asoldier] and attacked [ryko], which destroyed it.

Bryant passed.

Edlbauer destroyed a Token and Set a monster.

Bryant played [scrush] and destroyed the Set [hguard]. He then followed up with [aau] to [ss] [gaf] from his opponent’s Graveyard, before Tributing it to Set a monster.

Edlbauer cleared Bryant’s field with [rai] and attacked directly (half damage). He Set a card.

Bryant Summoned [asoldier] and passed.

Edlbauer Summoned [dda] and [temperance] attacked [asoldier], with [sj] stopping the [lance] that was played. [dda] attacked directly.

Bryant [ss]ed [cydra] and [ns]ed [w war], but the field was cleared with [tt].

Edlbauer Set a monster.

Bryant passed.

Edlbauer passed.

Bryant Summoned [zephyros] and and attacked [squirm] which destroyed both.

Edlbauer passed.

Bryant set a [st].

Edlbauer passed again.

Bryant Summoned [exarion] and attacked into [gorz]!

Edlbauer turned his 2 monsters to [atk] and ran the numbers before Summoning [gorb] and equipping it with [axe]. Gorz attacked and once Bryant ran the numbers he conceded.
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Edlbauer wins Duel 1!

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Bryant's so close to the venue he can sleep at home!
Bryant's so close to the venue he can sleep at home!

[br]Bryant kicked off Duel 2 with a Set monster and 2 [st]s.

Edlbauer played [pod] and added [kunai] to his hand. He Summoned [mdog] and attacked into [squirm], destroying both before Setting a card.

Bryant Set a monster.

Edlbauer Summoned [tgu]! That brought out [gorb] and he Xyz Summoned [17], which activated its effect and attacked into [ryko], destroying both. He set a card to finish.

Bryant [ns]ed [gil] and attacked directly before Setting a [st].

Edlbauer Set 1 of his own.

Bryant attacked directly again.

Edlbauer Set a monster.

Bryant Set a monster.

Edlbauer Set another and a [st].

Bryant [fs]ed [nass] and Edlbauer responded with [needle] to rid the field of face-up monsters. Bryant Summoned [dda] and it was destroyed when it attacked [squirm].

Edlbauer set a monster.

Bryant Summoned [zephyros] and was hit by [cylinder] when it attacked.

Edlbauer flipped his [ovm] over and destroyed Zephyros before attacking. Bryant activated [dgate] and revived [squirm].

Bryant activated [aau] to revive [mdog] and attack [ovm]. Edlbauer played [bom] and Bryant negated it with [mdrain]! The attack went through and [ovm] was destroyed. Bryant set a card.

Edlbauer Set a monster.

Bryant bounced [squirm] back to his hand to revive [zephyros] and attack with [mdog]. [sknight] was flipped and survived. In [mp2], Bryant [xyz]ed [pearl] and Set a monster.

Edlbauer cleared Bryant’s field with [rai]! He then Set a [st].

Bryant destroyed [sknight] with [scrush] and Set a monster.

Edlbauer Summoned [dda] and destroyed [reloader], whose effect activated.

Bryant Summoned [asoldier] and attacked [dda]. Edlbauer activated [kunai] and won that battle. Bryant set a [st].

Edlbauer Summoned his own [asoldier] and lost out to [tt].

Bryant Summoned [exarion] and when it attacked Edlbauer played [mrs]! With no way to get around that 3000 DEF monster he passed.

Edlbauer Set a monster and Tributed it for [dgate] to Summon [mdog], which destroyed Exarion.

Bryant [ss]ed [cydra] and defeated [mdog].

Edlbauer passed.

Bryant activated [goats] and Summoned 4 Tokens before playing [swap]! He took the Slime and destroyed the Token he gave over.
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You know what the best kind of slime is? Cyber slime!
You know what the best kind of slime is? Cyber slime!

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Edlbauer passed.

Bryant played [pod] and added [successor] to his hand. [cydra] attacked and Edlbauer discarded [temperance] to take no damage. Bryant Set a card.

Edlbauer passed.

Bryant attacked again and Edlbauer Summoned [gorz]!

Edlbauer turned Gorz to [atk] and lost out to [lance] when it attacked [cydra]. He Set a card.

Bryant had 3 cards left in his Deck. [cydra] attacked the Token and [successor] ensured it would be destroyed.

Edlbauer passed.

Bryant attacked and Edlbauer Summoned [fader].

Edlbauer Set a card.

Bryant destroyed [fader] as time was called.

Edlbauer passed.

Bryant drew his last card, and Edlbauer revealed another [fader]!

Edlbauer Set a monster and Bryant destroyed [cydra] with [ring]! He won the Duel but the Match ended as a Draw!
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Bryant snatches a Draw from the clutches of defeat!

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